Full or Part Time Surgical Registered Veterinary Nurse


Julie Powell
Our client offers a range of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, within their referral services clinic near Derby. The diagnostics and treatments are second to none and they have many highly trained and experienced colleagues to ensure that patients receive the very best treatment. They are now looking for a Part Time Exotics Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

They strive to deliver world class patient care and the fantastic facilities provide a superb care environment, including 13 consultation rooms, 7 hospital wards, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite, 3 ultrasound rooms, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool and treadmills and dedicated chemo & radio-iodine treatment rooms define the setting.

In this position you will be able to work closely with cases and ensure they are receiving the best attention and care. You will be able to be hands on and work alongside the current surgery nurse and clinicians. There will be the opportunity to participate in daily Inpatient rounds where they discuss hospitalised patients and plan the day. An important part of this role is looking after the inpatients by helping with wound/dressing care, shockwave treatments and new treatments such as Canine Platelet Rich Plasma. There will be some client contact as part of this role as you be will be required to contact clients to arrange appointments and arrange admits/discharges. You will help to liase with referral reception, assisting with emergency cases and filtering through advice emails from referring vets and clients.

The role is full-time, all RVNs work a 4 day week (38hrs) in the interest of providing a healthy work-life balance for the team. They will also consider part-time applications. The working hours for this role are varied and could be 8am to 5pm or 8.30am to 5.30pm (with one late working until 7pm). You will be required to take part in the weekend rota working a 1 in 6 full weekends from 7.45am to 6pm, 2 lieu days would be given the following week in exchange for the weekend work. There is a bank holiday rota in place which means the nursing team are required to work 1 or 2 bank holidays a year. There would also be a requirement to take part in the night cover and on call rota, further information on this would be discussed at interview.

If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.